North Tyneside has a diverse voluntary and community sector with organisations ranging from large, high profile charities through to very small local groups, such as residents’ associations and sports clubs.
The sector is involved in a range of issues, everything from the environment to criminal justice.
• The sector employs about 3,500 people in North Tyneside
• There are over 800 charities and charitable groups operating in the borough
• The sector in North Tyneside has an annual income of nearly £78 million
These films accompany a guide produced by North Tyneside VODA’s Sector Connector project as a resource for schools and careers advice services about the diverse and rewarding career opportunities within the voluntary and community sector.